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Father ‘traumatized’ by arrest of son in murder of British MP

Father ‘traumatized’ by arrest of son in murder of British MP

Father of man suspected of stabbing British lawmaker David Amess to death says he's shocked and “traumatized” by his son’s arrest.Ben Ariel, 18/10/2021 03:12
Killer of British MP named

Killer of British MP named

25-year-old man of Somali descent named as suspect in stabbing death of Conservative lawmaker David Amess.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2021 00:06
Murder of British MP investigated by counterterrorism officers

Murder of British MP investigated by counterterrorism officers

Counterterrorism officers leading investigation into murder of David Amess, but it is not yet clear whether the stabbing was terror-related.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/10/2021 20:53
UK professor who called Jewish students ‘pawns’ of Israel fired over comments

UK professor who called Jewish students ‘pawns’ of Israel fired over comments

British university fires professor who accused Israel of 'ethnic cleansing' and called Jewish students 'pawns' of Israel.Shira Hanau, JTA, 03/10/2021 21:41
UK Labour party approves new review process for anti-Semitism

UK Labour party approves new review process for anti-Semitism

British Labour party approves new process under which complaints about anti-Semitism will be reviewed by an independent committee.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 28/09/2021 00:43
Britain urges Iran to return to nuclear talks

Britain urges Iran to return to nuclear talks

British Foreign Minister meets Iranian counterpart, urges him to return rapidly to nuclear negotiations in Vienna.Elad Benari, 23/09/2021 06:06
UK: No decision on COVID vaccines for kids

UK: No decision on COVID vaccines for kids

UK continues to mull whether to offer COVID vaccines to kids ages 12-15, after committee recommends against vaccinating healthy children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 22:36
Britain criticizes Polish restitution law

Britain criticizes Polish restitution law

British minister says Poland should provide legal avenues for victims of the Holocaust to pursue restitution claims.Elad Benari, 19/08/2021 06:11
Group of 300 theatergoers protests UK actors union's pro-Palestinian activism

Group of 300 theatergoers protests UK actors union's pro-Palestinian activism

Group delivers letter to union demanding end to pro-Palestinian activism by leaders that led to Jewish members feeling unsafe and resigning.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 19:13
UK Jewish org calls for suspension of Bristol prof under investigation

UK Jewish org calls for suspension of Bristol prof under investigation

Board of Deputies calls on University of Bristol to suspend prof pending outcome of investigation into comments made about Jewish students.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 16:37
UK approves Moderna vaccine for 12-to-17-year-olds

UK approves Moderna vaccine for 12-to-17-year-olds

UK's health regulator approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12 to 17 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 04:56
British podcaster sentenced to nearly 3 years in jail for antisemitic remarks

British podcaster sentenced to nearly 3 years in jail for antisemitic remarks

Podcaster who incited 'racial hatred' against Jews and called Britons to 'take up arms' to take their country back gets 32 months in jail.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/08/2021 07:05
Security Council to discuss tanker attack off coast of Oman

Security Council to discuss tanker attack off coast of Oman

Britain to raise last week’s deadly tanker attack at closed-door meeting, but the 15-member body is not expected to take any action.Elad Benari, 06/08/2021 01:10
Britain urges UN to respond to tanker attack near Oman

Britain urges UN to respond to tanker attack near Oman

British Foreign Secretary: Security Council must respond to Iran’s destabilizing actions & lack of respect for international law.Elad Benari, 05/08/2021 04:17
British PM: Iran should face the consequences of attack on tanker

British PM: Iran should face the consequences of attack on tanker

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Iran carried out unacceptable and outrageous attack on commercial shipping.Elad Benari, 03/08/2021 06:21
Britain to offer COVID booster shots next month

Britain to offer COVID booster shots next month

Britain to offer booster vaccines against COVID-19 to 32 million citizens starting early next month.Ben Ariel, 02/08/2021 04:02
UK: Iran is behind deadly attack on Israeli-managed ship

UK: Iran is behind deadly attack on Israeli-managed ship

Britain condemns Iranian attack on oil tanker managed by Israeli-owned company, refuting Iran's denial it was behind attack.David Rosenberg, 01/08/2021 18:47
UK Supreme Court rejects appeal from Orthodox girl's family

UK Supreme Court rejects appeal from Orthodox girl's family

The UK Supreme Court has rejected the family’s appeal to save Alta.Sponsored Content, 01/08/2021 18:28
Princess Diana's niece marries Jewish fashion mogul

Princess Diana's niece marries Jewish fashion mogul

English model Lady Kitty Spencer weds South African Jewish fashion tycoon Michael Lewis. Did she convert to Judaism for the wedding?Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 08:51
Britain lifts pandemic restrictions on daily life

Britain lifts pandemic restrictions on daily life

Nightclubs now able to reopen and other indoor venues allowed to run at full capacity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 03:58
Scottish National Party MP sorry for comparing UK gov to the Nazis

Scottish National Party MP sorry for comparing UK gov to the Nazis

MP deletes tweet claiming the Nazis didn't reveal their agenda until they'd "been in power several years and had stoked up fear and hatred."Dan Verbin, Canada, 16/07/2021 22:35
Britain to lift all remaining lockdown restrictions in a week

Britain to lift all remaining lockdown restrictions in a week

British PM says all remaining lockdown restrictions will be lifted despite rise in coronavirus cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 06:11
Britain to scrap some COVID restrictions

Britain to scrap some COVID restrictions

British PM announces laws requiring face masks and social distancing will be scrapped later this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 04:03
Anti-Semitism in the UK: 'I'll slit your throat for Palestine'

Anti-Semitism in the UK: 'I'll slit your throat for Palestine'

Watch: Jewish passenger threatened twice in back-to-back anti-Semitic incidents in London.David Rosenberg, 04/07/2021 19:46
Sen. Chuck Schumer asks UK not to take 2-year-old Jewish girl off life support

Sen. Chuck Schumer asks UK not to take 2-year-old Jewish girl off life support

Senate Majority Leader urges Britain not to remove life support from 2-year-old haredi girl.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 30/06/2021 14:57
British court to decide Jewish toddler's fate tomorrow

British court to decide Jewish toddler's fate tomorrow

Previous court rulings prevent 2-year-old's parents from taking child to Israel for treatment, mandate taking her off life-support.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 22/06/2021 19:19
West won't push for anti-Iran resolution at IAEA board meeting

West won't push for anti-Iran resolution at IAEA board meeting

Britain, France, Germany, US will not push for resolution against Iran despite its failure to explain uranium traces found at three sites.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/06/2021 00:07
Jewish UK actor Stephen Fry praises essay calling Israel an embarrassment

Jewish UK actor Stephen Fry praises essay calling Israel an embarrassment

Essay compares Israel to "a Jew that embarrasses other Jews."Dan Verbin, Canada, 04/06/2021 19:23
Jewish teachers in London quit union over pro-Palestinian stance

Jewish teachers in London quit union over pro-Palestinian stance

Dozens of Jewish schoolteachers in London have quit Britain's National Education Union after it endorsed anti-Israel rallies.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 04/06/2021 10:21
UK PM Boris Johnson gets married in secret ceremony

UK PM Boris Johnson gets married in secret ceremony

A bachelor no longer: Britain's Prime Minister gets married in small ceremony in Westminster Abbey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 19:38
UK's largest actors' union slams Israeli actions against Hamas

UK's largest actors' union slams Israeli actions against Hamas

Three people quit Britain's largest actors' guild after the union blasted Israel, calling anti-terror campaign 'horrifying'.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 26/05/2021 12:56
Israel-Hamas cease-fire doesn't slow UK anti-Semitism

Israel-Hamas cease-fire doesn't slow UK anti-Semitism

500% increase in anti-Semitic incidents in Britain over the last 17 days with no decline despite end of Hamas-Israel violence.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 25/05/2021 21:44
British university probes Jewish lecturer for suggesting Jeremy Corbyn is antisemitic

British university probes Jewish lecturer for suggesting Jeremy Corbyn is antisemitic

British university orders 'urgent' ethics review for Jewish academic who suggested Jeremy Corbyn is antisemitic.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 25/05/2021 10:14
Watch: ‘Am Yisrael Chai’ at pro-Israel demonstration in London

Watch: ‘Am Yisrael Chai’ at pro-Israel demonstration in London

Thousands of Jews and supporters of Israel demonstrate in central London. A pro-Palestinian group demonstrates at the same time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 23:38
London: Man arrested for attacking Jews outside supermarket

London: Man arrested for attacking Jews outside supermarket

Suspect arrested in Golders Green for attacking Jews outside supermarket over Israeli flag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2021 13:59
Two men arrested in connection with attack of rabbi near London

Two men arrested in connection with attack of rabbi near London

The suspects, aged 18 and 25, arrested in connection with what police described as "a religiously aggravated assault".Elad Benari, 20/05/2021 05:33
Rabbi hospitalized after being assaulted near London

Rabbi hospitalized after being assaulted near London

Orthodox rabbi suffers cuts on his head in assault outside of London.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 18/05/2021 11:43
Annti-Semitism stalks the streets of Britain. Does Labour bear responsibility?

Annti-Semitism stalks the streets of Britain. Does Labour bear responsibility?

A brazen attempt to intimidate UK Jews in broad daylight, whipped up by one-sided media and agitation legitimised by political figures.Op-edDaneil Johnson, 17/05/2021 22:36
Britain: Four men arrested over threats of anti-Semitic abuse

Britain: Four men arrested over threats of anti-Semitic abuse

British police arrest four men over viral video showing a group shouting anti-Semitic abuse from moving vehicles.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/05/2021 02:05
Israel among countries okayed for British travelers

Israel among countries okayed for British travelers

Israel on British government list of countries to which citizens will be able to travel to without having to quarantine upon return.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 07/05/2021 23:55
UK-France row escalates over Jersey fishing grounds

UK-France row escalates over Jersey fishing grounds

The UK has sent two Royal Navy ships to patrol the self-governing Channel island of Jersey located between the UK and France,i24NEWS, 07/05/2021 03:26
European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Britain condemn Israel for approving construction in the Har Homa neighborhood of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 00:03
Outrage as Bristol prof accused of targeting Jewish students back at work

Outrage as Bristol prof accused of targeting Jewish students back at work

Bristol U professor who referred to Jewish students as "pawns of a racist regime" back to work despite ongoing investigation into comments.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 22:17
UK Conservative candidate accused of "abhorrent" anti-Semitic Facebook posts

UK Conservative candidate accused of "abhorrent" anti-Semitic Facebook posts

Candidate has since apologized but major UK Jewish organization wants to ensure he doesn't get leadership position if he is elected.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 20:29
UK author of novel about mixed-race identity accused of posting hate on social media

UK author of novel about mixed-race identity accused of posting hate on social media

Author's 2014 novel had explored issues of racism and won praise for its portrayal of a mixed-race young woman growing up in Scotland.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 04:39
UK moves closer to listing US neo-Nazi group as terror organization

UK moves closer to listing US neo-Nazi group as terror organization

Atomwaffen Division has been cited by UK prosecutors as influencing a number of teenagers convicted of terror offences.Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 00:52
Britcoin: Bank of England may create its own digital currency

Britcoin: Bank of England may create its own digital currency

Potential currency would allow consumers and businesses to have direct access to central bank funds.Dan Verbin, 20/04/2021 02:40
Labour Party panel on anti-Semitism chaired by official who covered up anti-Semitism

Labour Party panel on anti-Semitism chaired by official who covered up anti-Semitism

Investigation into allegations Labour councillor accused Jewish colleague of worshipping money chaired by "anti-Semitism denier."Dan Verbin, 15/04/2021 21:06
Earliest evidence of kosher diet in UK found in 800-year-old animal bones from Oxford

Earliest evidence of kosher diet in UK found in 800-year-old animal bones from Oxford

Archaeologists in Britain find remains of 800-year-old Jewish households in Oxford, find evidence of kosher diet.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/04/2021 22:59
UK to open Europe’s first kosher eco hotel

UK to open Europe’s first kosher eco hotel

When the Sadeh Farm Hotel opens at the end of May in Kent, the southeastern England resort will become the first kosher eco hotel in Europe.Dan Verbin, 11/04/2021 17:05
Watch: Gun salutes in London for Prince Phillip

Watch: Gun salutes in London for Prince Phillip

British military pay respects to Prince Phillip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who passed away last week at 99.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 09:42
Prince Philip dead at 99

Prince Philip dead at 99

The Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, is dead at age 99.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2021 14:38
'He was a Likudnik at heart and a Herutnik in soul'

'He was a Likudnik at heart and a Herutnik in soul'

Joe Gellert, former vice president of the Likud-Herut UK and Zionist activist, passes away.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 13:17
Church of England: Prayer booklet 'not intended' to be Christian seder

Church of England: Prayer booklet 'not intended' to be Christian seder

Church of England sorry for prayer booklet that resembles Passover Haggadah.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 02/04/2021 08:02
British Holocaust denier handed prison sentence

British Holocaust denier handed prison sentence

Holocaust denier from London with previous convictions for inciting hatred against Jews handed a nine-week prison sentence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2021 06:40
Britain identifies 30 cases of blood clots after AstraZeneca vaccine

Britain identifies 30 cases of blood clots after AstraZeneca vaccine

British regulators say benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine still outweigh the risk.Ben Ariel, 02/04/2021 06:22
Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Officials from Iran, China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet virtually to discuss possible US return to 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 02/04/2021 04:35